Free Press Journal
  • Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job in safeguarding the country’s borders.

  • Beas tragedy: Himachal admits illegal sand mining at accident spot

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Sunday admitted that illegal sand mining has been flourishing along the Beas river and the activity is to be partially blamed for the tragedy in which 24 students of an engineering college of Hyderabad lost their lives.

  • Narendra Modi

    India important for Bhutan’s happiness: Modi

    Thimpu: India as a friend in the neighbourhood is an important parameter of happiness for Bhutan, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday.

  • India beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): India beat Bangladesh by seven wickets (Duckworth-Lewis method) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to take a 1-0 lead in their three match One-Day International (ODI) series here Sunday.

  • Narendra Modi, Tshering Tobgay

    Modi a friendly person, visit to further strengthen ties: Bhutan PM

    Thimphu: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday begins a two-day visit to Bhutan, the Bhutanese leadership has described the Indian leader as “a friendly person and well disposed towards Bhutan” and as one who “gives a sense of purpose and hope”.

  • Modi arrives to a rousing welcome in Bhutan

    Thimpu: Hundreds of school children cheered and waved the national flags of India and Bhutan as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on a two-day visit to the landlocked Himalayan nation Sunday, his first foreign tour since taking over the reins of the government in New Delhi three weeks ago.

  • Bhutan ties will be key foreign policy priority: Modi

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described Bhutan as a “natural choice” for his maiden visit abroad, and said relations with Thimphu would be a key foreign policy priority of his government.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control and the India-Pakistan boundary in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job in safeguarding the country.

  • 11 killed in Afghanistan blast

    Kabul: At least 11 people, including 10 election workers, were killed in a roadside blast in Afghanistan’s Samangan province, police said Sunday.

  • Bhutan airlines flight makes emergency landing

    Kolkata: A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai Sunday made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here following a snag, an official said.

  • Litchi sales, export hit by encephalitis syndrome

    Patna: Lucrative business of ‘shahi-litchi’ has been hit in last three days after experts collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 70 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, officials said.

  • Narendra-Modi

    Modi at sea, hears slogans hailing him

    INS Vikramaditya:  It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day at sea, his first visit to a weapons platform and he heard slogans he would have normally listened to at his political rallies.

  • Jaitley has one-on-one meeting with Omar

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley had a one-on-one meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar Saturday.

  • Minor fire at Shastri Bhawan

    New Delhi:  A minor fire broke out on the sixth floor of Shastri Bhawan which houses the information and broadcasting ministry. The fire was doused soon after and nobody was injured, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.

  • Large cache of explosives seized in Varanasi

    Lucknow: A large cache of explosives was recovered in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, police said.